Despite measures to cool the property market, the latest findings from a comparison website revealed that investor borrowing only slid by a mere 2% in the September quarter.
Theft claims are now becoming a common type of claim for landlord insurance policies, and landlords are urged to protect their property investments from these crimes.
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After years of being overshadowed by the local economies and housing markets in faster-growing parts of the country, New South Wales is now in the best position to weather the global financial crisis, said a leading economist last week.
The record low interest rates have considerably changed the dynamics of property investment in Australia
Undeterred by the looming recession and threat of rising unemployment, first homebuyers led the strong recovery in mortgage sales in February, according to a new report.
With fewer buyers interested in higher-priced homes, many vendors are now pulling their properties off the market rather than drop their price.
Fewer Australians are buying luxury homes in Australia as demand has shifted to the lower end, dominated by first homebuyers.
Despite having its reputation as one of the most expensive cities to live in, Sydney has more affordable properties compared to the other capital cities in the country.
Melbourne's median house price climbed by 3.1% in 2008, thanks to the strong demand in the lower-tier of the market according to a new report.
The worsening global economic conditions have prompted the Reserve Bank of Australia to slash the official cash rates by 0.25% to 3% to help stimulate the local economy.
Investors looking for the best suburbs to invest in for growth opportunities should consider Melbourne's Dandenong, Glenroy, Frankston and Epping, according to a property valuer.
The long-awaited return of Sydney investors appears to have finally arrived, as shown by the rising number of available rental properties in some parts of the city.
For the first time in 27 years, Western Australia has experienced four consecutive quarters of falling house prices, according to a release this week by the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA).
Sydney and Melbourne are defying a slow market with both units and houses taking about 30 days on the market to sell.
Despite many experts predicting a catastrophic collapse in Darwin's housing market, property prices have continued to surge, according to the latest data from Residex.
Buying a home in Australia has not been this easy in years, especially for first homebuyers, according to a recent industry report.
Home values in Melbourne slipped at a pace of nearly 10% over the 12 months until December 2008, yet there are still suburbs in the more affordable north and northeast showing upward growth.
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